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2016 Articles

For Air Traffic Modernization, Bureaucracy is the Tie that Binds


Whatever your qualms about the FAA’s levels of bureaucracy and their tenuous bonds to Congress, our panelists have heard it all before. Loud and clear. They feel it too sometimes. At the top of their list (and yours) of challenges? Modernizing air traffic, of course. Read more.

 

The [Cyber] Struggle is Real


$2.5 billion a day. That’s what it will cost the US if a cyber attack shuts down aircraft operations. The threats are coming from all sides. In today’s cyber climate, it’s not a matter of if but when. It’s the price of increasing connectivity. In fact, each point-to-point connection is a vulnerability, explains the FAA’s Jim Daum, who led the tour of the Cybersecurity Test Facility (CyTF) at Tech Center Tuesday. Read more.


Conflict Probe Testing: Using Biology Inspired Genetic Algorithm


According to James Ritchie III, recent Rowan University graduate, FAA intern, and soon to be full-time Tech Center employee, biology and aviation have a lot in common. He believes scientists can draw on the study of biology to assist in automation in air traffic, and that selection (think “survival of the fittest”) of time-shifted modules can be built with scenarios to avoid conflict, in both horizontal and vertical separation, in all phases of flight and encounter angle.  Read more.



The Great DataComm Takeover


The ability to adapt is everything for an air traffic controller. But how much is too much to ask of a controller? Merging technology and human interaction is one of the major challenges in NextGen implementation and evolving DataComm in an operational environment is one of the most critical pieces of the equation. Read more.



The FAA Eyes Big Data Possibilities


Big data is expanding the impact of the FAA’s NextGen initiative in a big way. As NextGen implementation continues to move forward, the agency is disseminating digital flight, aeronautical and weather data, and collaborating with industry on ways to make use of the vast amounts of available information. Read more.



Rowan University Students’ Drone Cage Meets FAA’s Aviation STEM Challenge Head On: Don’t Miss It at Tech Center Tuesday!

A visit to Tech Center Tuesday isn’t complete without stopping to admire the drone cage. Luckily, it’s impossible to miss in the center of the atrium. The drone zone cage is the centerpiece of the event and a representation of the Tech Center’s collaboration with government, academia, and industry. Read More.


 

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